Now more than ever, our focus is on clothing that is versatile, functional and will last forever, and a leather jacket fits the bill. When it comes to styling our wardrobe basics, we tend to turn to our favorite fashion girls for sartorial inspiration. After all, who better to master the art of styling such an everyday classic than the elegant It girls who wear them, well, every day?
Up front, you’ll find a handful of foolproof outfits that incorporate a leather jacket. Take inspiration from these girls and throw a classic leather jacket over your shoulder for that extra layer or let it be the center of your all-black ensemble for a cold-weather day of racing. If you’re ready to spark a new level of sartorial inspiration, scroll down to see the nine coolest ways to wear a leather jacket this season. Then start shopping for your new favorite style below.
Style advice: Go for a waist-cinching style with a button-down shirt and a sleek wrap skirt.
Topshop Black Faux Leather Biker Jacket ($ 76)
LNA Kate Chunky Ribbed Skirt ($ 128)
Style advice: Give your jumpsuit the finishing touch with a cool motorcycle jacket over your shoulders.
Levi’s Lamb Touch Faux Leather Motorcycle Jacket ($ 98)
Susana Monaco Sweetheart string jumpsuit ($ 218)
Style advice: If you’re wearing a set that’s full of graphic prints, a leather jacket will fix it all.
BB Dakota Peppin Vegan Leather Draped Jacket ($ 87)
By Malene Birger Sala Print Twill Pants ($ 325)
Style advice: A leather jacket can dress up even the most casual outfit with a t-shirt and corduroy pants.
H&M Faux leather jacket ($ 50)
Eloquii Velvet column skirt ($ 70)
Style advice: If you are wearing an all-black ensemble, a leather jacket will add a new texture to your look.
Madewell Ultimate Leather Motorcycle Jacket ($ 498)
NYDJ Ami High Rise Super Skinny Jeans ($ 109)
Style advice: Want to dress up, even if you are staying at home? Slip on a chic motorcycle jacket over your dress.
& other stories Padded leather jacket ($ 499)
H&M A-line dress ($ 40)
Style advice: If you can’t find anything else to wear, you’ll never go wrong with a white t-shirt and jeans.
Levi’s Faux Leather Motorcycle Jacket ($ 88)
skinny jeans High waist slim jeans ($ 98)
Style advice: Lean over the edge of your jacket with a pair of combat or hiking boots.
Halogen Faux Leather Motorcycle Jacket ($ 77)
Dr Martens 1460 Pascal 8 Eye Boots ($ 120)
Style advice: If you want to forgo the motorcycle jacket style, opt for a faux leather blazer instead.
BlankNYC The Nightingale Faux Leather Blazer ($ 98)
H&M Jersey Turtleneck Top ($ 10)
Then Mary-Kate Olsen wore the boot trend that surpassed all others.
This article was originally published on an earlier date and has since been updated.
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